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République du Togo : Enquête rapide sur la securité alimentaire des ménages dans les régions de Savanes et de la Kara - Avril 2010

1 RESUME EXECUTIF

1.1 CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION

Les deux dernières décennies au Togo ont été marquées par une instabilité politique qui a affecté le développement socio économique du pays. Le contexte a été caractérisé par des épisodes de tensions politiques et de troubles post électoraux ayant conduit à des afflux de réfugiés dans les pays voisins, la suspension de l'aide bilatérale et multilatérale et le retrait des principaux bailleurs de fonds. Cette situation a entraîné le déclin par rapport aux indicateurs de développement

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Benin + 14 others
Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP): Mid-Year Review of the Appeal 2009 for West Africa


1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Alongside some noticeable progress – notably the effort undertaken by stakeholders and states in the region to improve coordination through preparedness and contingency planning exercises and increases in national capacities to mitigate and respond to emergencies – the first six months of the year witnessed important humanitarian emergencies in the region.

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Ghana: Comprehensive food security and vulnerability analysis (CFSVA), May 2009

Executive Summary

Why a Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis in Ghana?

There is a wealth of information available in Ghana. Numerous nationwide surveys are conducted on a regular basis, such as the Ghana Living Standard Survey (GLSS), the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) and the Demographic Health Survey (DHS). The Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) which is jointly operated by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), MoH and WFP, provides monthly updates on food security related information collected in three northern regions.

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Togo: Flood preparations underway as first storms hit

Report
IRIN
LOME, 5 May 2009 (IRIN) - Battered by rainstorms in the north in 2007 and the south in 2008, Togo is bracing for even more severe flood damage in 2009, disaster relief officials in the country told IRIN.

"These predictions have already been confirmed with the first storms," said the head of Togo's Red Cross catastrophe preparation and relief programme, Victor Sodogas. He

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Burkina Faso: Floods DREF Operation No. MDRBF004 Final Report

GLIDE No. FL-2007-000132-BFA

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation's disaster response system and increases the ability of national societies to respond to disasters.

Summary: CHF 126,065 (USD 55,788 or EUR 43,187) was allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency

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Benin + 18 others
West and Central Africa Zone: Appeal No. MAA61001 Programme Update No. 1

This report covers the period 01/01/08 to 30/06/08.

In brief

Programme purpose: Together with the International Federation of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies, and in line with the International Federation's Strategy 2010 and the Global Agenda goals, the West and Central African zone (WCAZ) is committed to:

- Establish appropriate mechanisms for effective technical coordination, planning, performance monitoring and evaluation as to assist its 24 National Societies in developing and establishing sustainable community-based health projects, and develop improved preparedness

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Benin + 10 others
West Africa: 2008 Humanitarian Review

Humanitarian highlights in West Africa in 2008

- Food, nutrition and health: main challenges for 2008

- Food price hikes impacted millions of households

- Over 14,000 cholera cases recorded in Guinea Bissau

- Some 150,000 people affected by floods

- Over 1 billion USD received in humanitarian funding since 2003

- OCHA launches a campaign on Climate change

- Upcoming challenges: Sudden onset of micro-crisis; climate change; human trafficking; international financial crisis; drug counterfeiting

Food price crisis in West Africa

Soaring food price crisis and its impact

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Benin + 14 others
Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP): Appeal 2009 for West Africa


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Burkina Faso + 2 others
West Africa: Floods Emergency Appeal No. MDR61002 Final Report

Glide Nos. FL-2007-000158-TGO; FL-2007-000132-BFA; FL-2007-000153-GHA

Appeal history:

- This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on a preliminary basis on 17 September, 2007 for CHF 1,469,434 (USD 1.2 million or EUR 892,617) for 6 months to assist 60,000 beneficiaries in Ghana.

- CHF 100,000 was allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the initial delivery of relief and assistance.

- Given the regional scope of the disaster, and in coordination with the National Societies in the affected countries,

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Burkina Faso + 6 others
130,000 flood-affected West Africans need continued support

(New York, 10 September, 2008): An estimated 130,000 people in several countries in West Africa have been affected by severe flooding following several months of heavy rainfall, and are in need of continued assistance. Villages have been submerged and homes, crops and infrastructure destroyed. Thousands of people have been exposed to water-borne diseases.

The most affected countries are Togo, Ghana, Niger, Benin, Mali, Burkina Faso and Senegal. Floods have also affected Liberia and Mauritania, though with less humanitarian impact. The floods

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Burkina Faso: Six killed and thousands affected by heavy rains

Report
IRIN
OUAGADOUGOU, 1 September 2008 (IRIN) - Heavy rains and violent winds in Burkina Faso have killed six people, wounded 18, and left 4,200 homeless according to the government's National Council for Emergency Aid (CONASUR).

Seven of the country's 13 regions have been affected by the rains according to Amade Belem, the permanent secretary of CONASUR, and overall 500 houses have been destroyed.

The highest homeless toll is in Batié in the southwest where 1,188 people are displaced and are currently sheltering in schools or government offices, or with neighbours and relatives.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

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Afghanistan + 48 others
WFP's Operational Priorities - Jul 2008


Funding Trends and Their Impact on Operations



Analysis of the 2008 Programme of Work

As of July 2008, WFP requires 5 million metric tonnes for the current year to meet the needs of over 83 million beneficiaries among the world's neediest people in more than 80 countries.

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Afghanistan + 35 others
Crop prospects and food situation - No. 3, Jul 2008

HIGHLIGHTS

- World cereal production in 2008 is forecast to increase 2.8 percent to a record 2 180 million tonnes. Most of the increase is in wheat following significant expansion in plantings in all regions. Coarse grains output is expected around the bumper level of last year but lower than earlier anticipated due to severe floods in the United States, the world's largest producer and exporter. Rice is tentatively forecast to increase slightly from last year's good level.

- Despite the anticipated increase in world output, cereal markets will remain tight in 2008/09. Total cereal

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Benin + 14 others
Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP): Mid-Year Review of the Appeal 2008 for West Africa


1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

At a regional level, humanitarian partners have for 2008 agreed to focus on five priority areas for humanitarian interventions in West Africa:

- Food Security and Nutrition;

- Rapid Response to Health Emergencies;

- Protection and Population Movements;

- Natural Disaster Preparedness;

- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Chad + 38 others
Mid-Year Review of the Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP): Humanitarian Appeal 2008


Summary of crises with major changes since beginning of 2008

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Benin + 19 others
La Fédération internationale lance un appel d'urgence pour assurer la préparation aux inondations en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

La Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge est extrêmement inquiète d'informations faisant état d'un risque de graves inondations en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre pour la deuxième année consécutive.

Afin de diminuer l'impact des précipitations anormalement importantes qui sont annoncées pour la région par les organismes de prédiction météorologique qui travaillent en partenariat avec la Fédération internationale, des mesures immédiates ont été décidées afin d'éviter l'étendue des dégâts et la misère qui ont frappé la région l'année dernière.

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Benin + 18 others
International Federation launches emergency appeal for floods preparedness in West and Central Africa

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is very concerned about data which suggests severe flooding may occur in West and Central Africa for the second year running. In order to mitigate the impact of abnormally high rain levels which are anticipated in the region by the weather prediction organizations working in partnership with the International Federation, immediate steps have been taken to avoid the extent and type of human misery and devastation which struck the region last year.

For this reason, the International Federation

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Benin + 17 others
West and Central Africa: Flood preparedness Emergency Appeal No. MDR61003

This preliminary Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 750,000 (USD 731,134 or EUR 462,475) in cash, kind, or services to support the National Societies of West and Central Africa to assist 47,500 beneficiaries.

CHF 483,047 has been allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to start the planned activities. Discussions are currently taking place to reallocate approximately CHF 550,000 remaining from the 2007 West Africa floods appeal to support this appeal. While these discussions are underway, partners are encouraged to provide timely support to this appeal.

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Burkina Faso + 5 others
Food Security Information Note FOSIN - Jun 2008: Food Situation in the Sahel and West Africa

Could a forecasted satisfactory rainy season ease the hike in food commodity prices during the upcoming 2008 lean period?

1. Outlook for the 2008-09 agricultural season favourable

The African Center of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) forecasts favourable agro-meteorological conditions for the beginning of the 2008-09 agricultural campaign for the Sahel and West Africa. If these forecasts hold, the 2008 rainy season should be normal to above-normal in most CILSS member countries.

Productivity simulations from the end